Stories tagged: sled dogs
Mon., March 13, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Check out Tuffy’s take on the 45th Iditarod
They’re running out of snow, so “The Last Great Race on Earth” might be down to its last race soon.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Rep. Heather Scott proposes bill to protect sled-dog racing
Idaho Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, persuaded a House committee on Friday to introduce her bill to clarify that sled dog racing is exempt from Idaho’s ban on dog racing, which …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Alaskan huskies bred for all-around sledding performance
The Alaskan husky used by most dog mushers in Alaska isn’t really a breed, at least not in the way kennel clubs think of pedigree.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Iditarod snowmobiler, 76, savors Alaska experience
A couple of weeks ago when we checked in on Bob Jones, the Kettle Falls snowmobiler was in Alaska patching his bruised ego after crashing his machine twice on his …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Doggone weather: Train full of snow arrives to aid Iditarod
Alaska’s largest city is so hungry for snow, organizers of the famous Iditarod sled dog race were forced to ship tons of it by train Thursday and dramatically shorten the …
Sat., Jan. 4, 2014
Rail: Gonzaga host to Pacific
Men’s hoops: Gonzaga’s busy week concludes tonight when WCC newcomer Pacific visits the McCarthey Athletic Center. The 24th-ranked Bulldogs (13-2, 3-0) will be playing their fourth conference game in eight …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013
Out & About: 5 more outdoor challenges
Our winter challenge: 5 more ways to stay cool OUTDO – Last Sunday, outdoors editor Rich Landers challenged readers to live large this winter, encouraging you to try at least …
Sat., March 9, 2013
Iditarod fatigue: Seeing elephants in the snow
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – There comes a time during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race when fatigue can turn Alaska’s frozen landscape into an unlikely habitat for an elephant that really …
Sun., April 29, 2012
Alaska bound: Iditarod Trail source love-hate relationship with snowmobiles
After snowmobiling 1,414 miles along the Iditarod Trail, Bob Jones said life is especially sweet back home in Kettle Falls. “I’m a free man,” he said. “I sold my snowmobiles …